The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 35 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 160 147 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.47% 6.10% 7.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 6.54% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 114 92 155
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2287 2247 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 93.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1671 1632
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 226 (67.06%) Windows
2 146 (43.32%) Microsoft
3 122 (36.20%) Linux
4 121 (35.91%) Active Directory
5 120 (35.61%) TCP/IP
6 100 (29.67%) Windows 7
7 86 (25.52%) VMware
8 79 (23.44%) Security Cleared
9 75 (22.26%) HP
10 73 (21.66%) UNIX
11 70 (20.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (19.29%) DV Cleared
13 64 (18.99%) SC Cleared
14 63 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
15 62 (18.40%) MS Excel
16 59 (17.51%) SAN
17 55 (16.32%) Firewall
18 53 (15.73%) Oracle
19 52 (15.43%) SQL
20 50 (14.84%) Cisco
21 45 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
22 43 (12.76%) ITIL
23 42 (12.46%) Red Hat
23 42 (12.46%) SCCM
24 40 (11.87%) EMC NetWorker
24 40 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 39 (11.57%) Performance Monitoring
26 37 (10.98%) Degree
27 35 (10.39%) Windows 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.64%) IIS
3 18 (5.34%) Lotus Domino
4 17 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.15%) Apache
6 11 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.08%) Lync
10 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.30%) nginx
12 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 62 (18.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.82%) MS Office
3 13 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.75%) Office 365
2 10 (2.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (35.61%) TCP/IP
2 59 (17.51%) SAN
3 55 (16.32%) Firewall
4 31 (9.20%) DNS
5 23 (6.82%) LAN
6 20 (5.93%) WAN
7 18 (5.34%) DHCP
8 17 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (4.75%) NAS
9 16 (4.75%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (4.15%) Wireless
11 12 (3.56%) GSM
12 11 (3.26%) SDH
12 11 (3.26%) DWDM
13 10 (2.97%) Internet
13 10 (2.97%) UMTS
13 10 (2.97%) VoIP
13 10 (2.97%) Ethernet
14 9 (2.67%) PBX
14 9 (2.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.04%) MySQL
3 7 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.59%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.59%) Subversion
3 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (7.42%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.53%) Finance
2 22 (6.53%) French Language
3 19 (5.64%) Spanish Language
4 18 (5.34%) German Language
5 12 (3.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.19%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.59%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.97%) Web Services
2 7 (2.08%) LAMP
3 6 (1.78%) .NET
4 4 (1.19%) Servlets
4 4 (1.19%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.59%) SOAP
6 2 (0.59%) Flash
6 2 (0.59%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.59%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (0.30%) MCollective
7 1 (0.30%) CGI
7 1 (0.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.34%) Replication
4 16 (4.75%) Clustering
4 16 (4.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (0.89%) Open Source
5 3 (0.89%) PKI
5 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.59%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.59%) Kindle
6 2 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.30%) User Experience
7 1 (0.30%) GIS
7 1 (0.30%) iPad
7 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 226 (67.06%) Windows
2 122 (36.20%) Linux
3 100 (29.67%) Windows 7
4 73 (21.66%) UNIX
5 70 (20.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (10.39%) Windows 8
9 28 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (8.31%) CentOS
10 24 (7.12%) Debian
10 24 (7.12%) Ubuntu
11 23 (6.82%) Mac OS X
12 18 (5.34%) Windows XP
13 14 (4.15%) Solaris
14 9 (2.67%) SUSE
15 7 (2.08%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.89%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.59%) AIX
17 2 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.76%) ITIL
2 39 (11.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 35 (10.39%) Configuration Management
4 25 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (5.34%) Capacity Management
6 14 (4.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (2.97%) Network Management
8 9 (2.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.37%) Software Engineering
9 8 (2.37%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.08%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.08%) Web Development
10 7 (2.08%) Asset Management
10 7 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (1.48%) Change Management
11 5 (1.48%) Product Marketing
11 5 (1.48%) Time Management
11 5 (1.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (1.48%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (1.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.43%) SQL
2 26 (7.72%) Perl
3 24 (7.12%) Java
3 24 (7.12%) Python
4 23 (6.82%) Ruby
5 16 (4.75%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.15%) VB
7 13 (3.86%) C
7 13 (3.86%) C++
8 10 (2.97%) VBScript
9 6 (1.78%) PHP
10 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 79 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 65 (19.29%) DV Cleared
3 64 (18.99%) SC Cleared
4 37 (10.98%) Degree
5 29 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (7.12%) MCSE
7 23 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (6.23%) MCP
9 17 (5.04%) CCNA
9 17 (5.04%) CISSP
10 14 (4.15%) CEH
11 7 (2.08%) CCNP
12 6 (1.78%) MCSA
12 6 (1.78%) RHCE
12 6 (1.78%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.78%) Sun Certification
12 6 (1.78%) MCITP
13 5 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.48%) HNC
13 5 (1.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.19%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (35.91%) Active Directory
2 63 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.26%) vSphere
4 11 (3.26%) XenApp
5 7 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.78%) KVM
7 5 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.48%) NDS
8 4 (1.19%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.89%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.30%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.30%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.30%) Squid
11 1 (0.30%) qmail
Systems Management
1 42 (12.46%) SCCM
2 40 (11.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 20 (5.93%) WSUS
4 16 (4.75%) SCOM
5 12 (3.56%) HP SIM
6 10 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.89%) Nagios
7 3 (0.89%) Nmap
7 3 (0.89%) Puppet
7 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.30%) collectd
9 1 (0.30%) logstash
9 1 (0.30%) Graphite
9 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.30%) Cacti
9 1 (0.30%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.30%) Legato
9 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 146 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 86 (25.52%) VMware
3 75 (22.26%) HP
4 53 (15.73%) Oracle
5 50 (14.84%) Cisco
6 42 (12.46%) Red Hat
7 31 (9.20%) EMC
8 24 (7.12%) Citrix
8 24 (7.12%) Sun
9 19 (5.64%) Juniper
10 18 (5.34%) Brocade
11 16 (4.75%) StorageTek
12 15 (4.45%) Sybase
12 15 (4.45%) Symantec
13 14 (4.15%) Avaya
14 13 (3.86%) SolarWinds
15 12 (3.56%) ArcSight
15 12 (3.56%) Lumension
16 9 (2.67%) F5
16 9 (2.67%) Veritas
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